Chevrolet Malibu Convertible 454 SS, 1970 MY 13667

The Chevrolet Malibu Convertible 454 SS is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet-bodied motor vehicle with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 7.4 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 450 bhp (456 PS/336 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 678 N·m (500 lb·ft/69.1 kgm) at 3600 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1701 kg.

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Chevrolet Malibu Convertible 454 SS, 1970 MY 13667 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5009 mm
How heavy?
1701 kg
What size engine?
7.4 litre, 7439 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
456 PS / 450 bhp / 336 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
678 Nm / 500 ft.lb / 69.1 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Chevrolet Malibu models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1568 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1678 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1518 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1592 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1584 kg
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1593 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1576 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6590 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW 1700 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6590 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 1710 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6590 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW 1725 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6590 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 1740 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7439 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW 1725 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7439 cm3 456 PS 450 bhp 336 kW 1726 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7439 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW 1750 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1564 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1588 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1530 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1585 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1602 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1580 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1697 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1597 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1530 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1498 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1572 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1657 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1555 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1528 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1564 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1572 kg

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1970 Chevrolet Malibu Convertible 454 SS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2845 mm 112 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Length 5009 mm 197.2 inches
Width 1915 mm 75.4 inches
Height 1344 mm 52.9 inches
Ground clearance 117 mm 4.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1701 kg 3750 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LS5
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.4 litre
7439 cc
(453.956 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.95 × 101.6 mm
4.25 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
456 PS (450 bhp) (336 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
60.5 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
678 Nm (500 ft·lb) (69.1 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
91.14 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.25:1
Fuel system 1 Holley 3967477 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1145.3 kPa (166.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 929.88 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 268.23 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
197.28 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
264.55 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.07 kg/kW
8.47 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front 7JJ x 14
Wheel size rear 7JJ x 14
Tyres front F70 x 14
Tyres rear F70 x 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID317196
Production total
Model code 13667
Model family
RAC rating 57.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Malibu Convertible 454 SS added 2013-02-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.